May 10, 2018

Today we are proud to excerpt some pockets of knowledge that was recently published from CEMMS Waterfall City dietician, Francette Bekker. Here she sheds light on exactly how much sugar we are consuming through our day-to-day beverages. 

Fruit juices are a sou...

February 23, 2018

The role of a psychiatrist in a bariatric surgery team is much more important than most people initially understand it to be. In the medium to long term, the decisions made by the individual patient will affect the results of surgery much more than any other factor dur...

February 6, 2018

The International Diabetes Federation has just released statistics that indicated that South Africa had 2,28 million diagnosed diabetics in 2015. Over 90% of these patients are Type 2 diabetics, of which the primary driver for disease would be from an excess body weigh...

February 2, 2018

Please note that when oral contraceptives are referred to in this article- it excludes post-menopausal hormone replacements for older women. The latter is physiological replacement.

Recently, the New England Journal of Medicine (2017) published a study by Mørch and coll...